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a more abundant california. as legislators, it's your duty and privilege to pass laws. what we need to do for our future will require producing hundreds of new laws each year. the great writer of the 16th century wisely wrote, there is little relation between our actions, which are in perpetball mutation. the most desirable laws are the rarest, simplest and most general. think it would be better to have none at all than in such numbers as we have. constantly expanding the coercive power of government by adding each year so many minute prescriptions to detailed legal system overshadows other aspects of public service. individual creativity and direct leadership must also play a part. we do this not by commanding thou shall or thou shall not but to organize people. lay the ten commandments next to the education code and you'll see how far we diverged in approaching content to that forms the basis of our legal system. in the right order of things, education, the early fashioning of character and the formation of conscience, comes before legislation. nothing is more determinant of our future
who wrote him new letters. >> she said i know laws have to be passed by congress, but i beg you to try very hardly. i will try very hardly. >> reporter: he then layed out what he says he will push congress to pash. reinstate the -- to pass. reinstate the assault weapons ban. require background check. renew a limit on high capacity magazines and more. >> the only way we can change is if the american people demand it. >> reporter: then the president signed an executive order to enact tougher penalties for people who lie on background checks, and directing the cdc to research the causes and prevention of gun violence. >> we must do everything to stop such terrifying violence. >> reporter: the president's proposals face a difficult challenge with republicans and democrats. today they listened to more suggestions than the president had to prevent mass killing and gun violence. >> you can in fact make guns in a way that only the owner can operate that weapon. >> part of the community is a war zone. >> reporter: the proposal is expected to pass. reporting live, rita williams, ktvu chan
america's gun laws. details came today at a white house ceremony. the $500 billion blueprint a is mixture of executive orders, and proposed legislation. the broader and more impactful ideas need congress to act. the president appealed to the hearts and minds of americans, while urging those lawmakers to act, and act soon. >> reporter: the president surrounded himself, with some of the children he knew gun laws will help protect. four children who wrote him letters. >> she said i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hardly. julia, i will try very hardly. >> reporter: he then laid out what he will push congress to pass. the assault rifles ban. require background checks on all gun sales. 40% of sales right now have no such checks. renew a 10 round limit on ammunition magazines, and more. >> the only way we can change, is if the american people demand it. >> reporter: then the president did what he could without action. he signed 23 measures, including tougher penalties for people who lie in background checks. school flexibility to use federal money for safe
and congress to back sweeping new changes to national gun control laws set in motion by the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> president obama signed 23 executive orders that he says will reduce gun violence in america. [ cheers and applause ] >> the president surrounded himself with children who wrote him letters about guns following the massacre in connecticut. one wrote there should be a limit on how many guns a person can own. >> letting schools use federal funding to improve school safety, by hiring more security. appoint a director of, reinstate a ban on assault weapons, limit high capacity magazines and create a background check system for all gun sales. >> i believe most gun owners agree we can respect the second amendment while keeping few from inflicting massive harm. ktvu's noelle walker has more. >> reporter: several of the orders revolve around providing mental health care and reporting mentally ill patients. a judge declared one goh unfit to stand trial. his attorney said his client was a schizophrenic with a men
says she is meeting with department of justice to try to bring more enforcement law enforcement resources to oakland. >>> we're also learning the reasons behind san jose police chief chris moore decision to leave the department. the 51-year-old chief last day on the job is tomorrow. moore says the last straw was when the city council vetted against putting a tax on last november's ballot to help the police department's finances. chief moore said if he decided he didn't have the support of city leaders it was time for him to go. san jose has not decided on a permanent replacement for him. >>> story of an attempted kidnapping in san jose is thousand being called a lie. the child's mother confessed to making up the story. coming up at 4:45 what is expected to happen next in the case and reaction from the community. >>> the local cycling community is split on whether to believe lance armstrong's apology for using performance enhancing drugs. >> i made my decisions. they are my case. i'm sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say i'm sorry for that. >> armstrong's long awaited
online to see if the amount is on the card. if not, contact your law enforcement agency. >> i looked at it thoroughly. >> it is terrible. to take advantage of people. there are a lot of people hurting. tough times. i think it is awful. >> reporter: i got an e-mail from safeway, if a consumer has an issue call the number on the back of the card or visit the store. matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bay area's first flu death of the season was reported this afternoon in the south bay and there have been four others statewide. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in san jose where officials warn that this potentially deadly flu season is only getting started. john? >> reporter: that's right. tonight i have been seeing more and more people coughing and keeping their distance. officials say one death, there could be many more. >> typical peak of flu a month away the first flu death. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: he said she died a week ago. althoughthe state does not report deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from
orders toughening existing laws. the first of the hearings on these are scheduled for next month. >>> hundreds of people gathered at the state capitol to protest tougher gun laws. ♪ bros bright stripes >> the protest -- whose bright stripes ♪ >> many say this is another way for the government to chip away at the second amendment. >> the this is gun appreciation day. own and buyers are urged to send a message to contact and president obama -- openers and buyers are urged to send a message with them to this facility. >> reporter: volunteers are working to complete this condominium complex in daly city. why so many are pitching in today. >>> how the lbgt community is being represented in this year's presidential inauguration. >>> and baseball fans say goodbye to a hall of fame legend. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sittin
it the law it was not very easy to defie their rules. >> reporter: a few stops later a white man got on and could not find a seat. >> he wanted to know if i was going to stand up i told him i was not. he said if you don't stand up i'll have your arrested and i said he could do that. >> reporter: rosa parks was arrested, fingerprinted and fined. a reverend named martin luther king brought a lawsuit against the bus company. the u.s. supreme court declared montgomery segregation laws unconstitutional. in recent years the civil rights movement she had inspired brought her out for speeches and celebrations. she worked with the nnacp, started an organizations to provide opportunities for young people. but about her part of it in it all she was always modest. >> are you proud of what you've done? >> well, if not i would take so much pride in myself but what i was happy about was the fact that the people in montgomery stayed off the buses in large numbers and opposed of course that made it a protest and this protest could put the bus company out of business for a while. >> a week later, rosa
that the -- should not interfere. prop eight backers have the legal standing to defend the law because state officials decline to do so. attorneys for the same-sex couples fighting the ban have not yet filed their legal arguments. oral arguments are scheduled for late march. >>> activists across the bay area celebrateded the 30 years since roe versus wade. a group called the raging grannies celebrated the milestone. the women say they will continue to keep abortion legal in the united states. >>> and in san francisco, the group stop patriorchy held their own rally. members say they are concerned on what they call an increase on anti abortion restrictions at the state level. groups that oppose abortion are said to have their own rallies in the city on saturday. >>> human rights advocates are pushing state lawmakers to do more to fight human trafficking. representatives from several groups rallied at the state capital. they say despite perception the majority of human trafficking occurring in local communities not overseas. >> it's an american issue, it's a california issue, it's an issue in s
ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing. what will happen will look somewhat familiar to those who have seen them getting ready for the
helped fill restaurants and give law enforcement time to prepare for a crowd of 30,000 people. many that arrived by car. >> we stayed thinking it would be a quick shut up the one. >> reporter: they ditched their car. >> we think sitting in this car takes as long as walking. >> reporter: people were respectful and only a handful of photographers returned to the perch with the understanding it is that own risk. >> peter mel of santa cruse was the winner. for more on the swell we have been tracking let's go to mark mile. hi, mark. >> we have been tracking this and it was produced by a super-storm and wave heights are 17-18 feet in the pacific. this is friday and i will advance this and you will notice the wave heights back off into the saturday and sunday and the bright colors are not moving to the bay area. we knew there would be long waits and that happened today with about 30-40 minutes. i saw 25 feet sets as i was watching the coverage. you can see the high surf advisory expired. and we are overnight lows and get ready to bundle up. temperatures will be in the upper 20s out towards
a law banned smoking in enclosed environments. researchers say before the law took effect the number of children hospitalized with asthma systems have been growing by 2.2%. within 12 months after the law was in place, hospitalizations fell 12%. >>> the president has something going into his second term that he didn't have in his first, a graying head of hair. you can see these two portraits. the one on the left was in 2009 and the one on the right was last month. doctors say stress is to blame for a condition that cause as person to lose his hair and when it grows back it becomes gray. >>> why some people turned in their weapons after the money ran out. >> cooler weather is headed to the bay area, what you can expect for tomorrow and when you may need the umbrella coming up. >>> court papers endicate a teen was -- indicate a teen was annoyed with his mother before killing his family saturday. the information came in a statement filed ahead of the teen's court appearance tomorrow. investigators say he shot his parents and three siblings at the family house using guns that were kept in
to find a way to implement the state law without violating federal law. the governor called the meeting quote very satisfying although no details were made public. the obama administration has taken a tough stand on decriminalizing marijuana. what federal prosecutors vowing to continue arresting people for pot violations. >>> the mayor of sacramento came out swinging with a new plan to try to stop the kings basketball team from moving to seattle. >> they do deserve an nba team at some point just not ours. >> flanked by a lot of fans in kings colors, mayor kevin johnson unveiled his plan to win strategy. major johnson says since last thursday 19 local donors and businesses have pledged $1 million each to become owners of the kings. he's also seeking a private equity partner. the current owner has reached an agreement with a group in in seattle to buy the kings. >> our backs are against the wall. they told us it wasn't going to happen. but each and every step along the way, as long as there's time on the clock our community always finds a way to stand for it. >> reporter: johnson's plan a
on mental health are things we should and can do, to help reduce gun violence and, no law or set of laws will end violence. obviously. or the deficit. but, if we can save one life through action, we can do it. we think we can get the votes in the senate -- >> assault weapons? >> the president put forward a variety of things, assault weapons and high capacity magazines an universal background checks and mental health. school safety. so, we think there is support for a lot of these things and we'll push as hard as we can. >> chris: finally, less and a minute left, most of obamacare goes into effect at the end of this year, beginning of next year. states are having problems, already, putting the exchanges into effect and insurance companies an employers are having problems. is there any chance the president will say, let's slow down and delay the january 1st, 2014 kick-in of a lot of the stuff and allow people more time to implement it? >> no. no, i think -- no. but hhsr, health department is working with employers and states to be flexible and making sure we work with them very closely. >>
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law professor predicts lance armstrong's televised confession to doping could trigger a new criminal investigation. as we first reported early this week, oprah winfrey had an interview with lance armstrong in which armstrong admitted to using performance enhancing drugs when he was competing in the tour de france. peter keen of golden gate university says that admission may prompt the u.s. attorney to reopen its criminal case against armstrong. keen said giving armstrong a pass would amount to a legal double standard. federal prosecutors have not commented. >>> police at uc davis launched a criminal investigation into an explosion at a campus apartment that injured a student researcher. it's still unclear what the student was doing when the explosion happened yesterday. officials from the fbi and bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms removed dangerous chemicals from the apartment. the student hurt one of his hands in the blast. at this point no one is in custody. >>> a judge sentenced a richmond man to death today for killing his ex-girl friend and her friend at the teleplays after
bill back in 1993 shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. we will have live coverage of her newest assault weapon bill at 8:15. >> some parents at one california school district are questioning the district's buying of more than a dozen assault weapons. fontana officials say they bought 14 assault weapons to protect students in the event of an attack. they say they will be kept in locked safes on campus for responding police but some parents are concerned that students could find a way to access them. >> we do have children that come with sometimes plastic weapons or real weapons and does that make them -- put them at risk of being -- as our chief has stated last night being stopped and killed? >> the weapons cost a thousand dollars each. police say they have the ability to go through body armor. >>> today the house in rhode island will vote on legislation legalizing same sex marriage. it's expected to pass in the house but unknown if in the senate. >>> lance armstrong lied for years about doping and now some unhappy customers who bought his books want under money
under the law for if we are truly created equal, surely our love to one another must be evening wall as well. [applauds] >> reporter: we ran into california's senate majority leader and asked her what she thought of the president's address. >> the president made reference to taking care of the legacy of our natural parks and resources and i thought it was really something different but beautiful. >> reporter: now the inaugural parade it was supposed to start a half hour ago and the parade route is about a mile and a half long and goes from behind me to north of the capital building a long pennsylvania avenue and ends at the white house. marina , i have to tell you, it was cold last time but not uncomfortable though it is supposed to get really cold tonight but not so terrible for the inaugural live. >> how about the turnout, there was a lot of talk about the turnout, but what have you seen today? >> reporter: well, somebody saw an awful lot of people before the inauguration ceremony took part. they will not have any firm numbers until at least tonight but certainly less than the 8 mi
wade and that's the highest percentage and new state laws three problems on that. >>> home values are up 15% in the last year and in forecast alameda counties could be up another 10% by the end of this year. they have watched the available homes shrink. >> it is not to go over offer but in lots of situations there is multiple bidding. >> but those numbers are across a wide region and people should focus on bay area residents. average rents in the east bay peninsular san francisco were nearly unchanged in the 4th quarter of last year. average rents it decide as for the leveling off. >>> one of the big story lines is two brothers coaching against each other. but jim harbaugh wants the focus to be elsewhere. >> they are the ones who have the most to do with it and they are the ones we should been talking about. they will probably exchange a few text messages but they will prepare for the meeting in new orleans. >>> they are counting down for the super bowl sunday and san francisco police are also getting ready for the super bowl game after after the championship game on sunday, there
principalled way to make children safe is to make lawful citizens less safe and violent criminals more safe : >> the nra calls it a strong opposition to any new gun regulation. >>> and they will head up a hearing on gun opposition. mike thompson is a gun owner and he said there is room for changes to reduce gun violence and that includes background checks for gun purchases and he will provide stricter penalties as well as all gun trafficking. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu thought it was a land slight and he will serve a third term with newly seats lost in parliament. they are suggesting the right wink may be -- wing may be stalled. he wants it as broad as possible and plans to honor that. >>> they are moving forward with a controversial plan to reduce the areas' growing deer population. they say deer no longer fear humans and they are acting aggressively towards pets. starting this weekend, they will start sterilizing female deer and they will be relocating the deer but it is a temporary fix. >> once 30 deer will come, they will have to repeat every two to four years. they have give
counts against him. a state bar court judge said troy benson should not be stripped of his law license. the decision is considered a victory for bensen who was accused of concealing evidence in a molestation case six years ago. >>> oakland mayor jean quan today wrote an open letter to the city council in support of the police advisor bill bratton. quan said bratton would focus on improving the department's compstat system which tracks crime data and trends. bratton is one of the suspect's inventors which quan said makes him uniquely suited to help perfect it. quan addressed concerns over a possible stop and frisk program saying racial profiling will not be tolerated in the oakland police department, period. >>> the san francisco 49ers are due to arrive in atlanta in a few hours as they get ready for game that could send them to the super bowl. earlier today at the santa clara training facility the team boarded buses headed to the international airport. there wasn't a public sendoff, but that did not stop this die hard fan who brought his video camera and tamed the athletes through a ti
been issued warnings. now they will enforce the laws which require it at noon p.m. on sundays. >>> right now traffic is -- you can see it, there is a live picture which is showing it to be building and as soon as the metering lights come on delay times will go up and of course we will be all over that. at we look at 880 southbound, this traffic in oakland looks good. and in the livermore valley, grand line, may be a little more than that, we will keep an eye on it as we move to union city, let's go to steve. >>> thank you very much. most of the rain is probably in line for that so there is a lot of cloud cover, the overnight lows are warmer and 40s and 50s for some h even mid-50s. there will be two parts to it and another one will drop in on sunday but they don't look strong for rain. santa rosa some of the heaviest amounts could fall and maybe about an inch to a half inch and maybe an inch or less would probably cover it. 54 in half-moon bay, redwood city is close, much warmer inland and even napa airport, a balmy 52 compared to yesterday. there is hit and miss / and dash --
it and one is a law office building so they could have put it there overnight some people are saying that is unlikely or maybe it was papasser by. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> just hours ago they approved a measure to hire somebody as a consultant for the police department. here is more on the reaction to the vote. >> reporter: after a lengthy comment period that went into the morning hours, they approved the hiring of a man who as a former chief his policing policies came under fire and the vote early this morning sparked outrage. >> 7 yeses... >> boo, boo, boo... >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 morning news had the only cameras inside and they approved the deal on a 7-1 vote. roughly 275 people spoke at this lengthy council meeting an many opposed them to come in and develop a crime fighting plan for oakland. critics say the man who headed up the police department in new york and l.a., could cause racial profiling. the only member to approve it said police cannot truly address the root causes of crime. >> i am very against this contract tonight. it is not about not be
a new law which is designed to stop military assault weapons. the senator introduced a similar bill shortly after a mass shooting at a san francisco law firm. >>> some parents at one california school district are up in arms over the purchase of more than a dozen assault weapons. they bought 14 assault weapons to protect them in an attack. they will be locked on campus for responding police officers and some are worried students could find a way to access the guns and they say the money should not be spent on weapons. >> does this put them at risk as the chief of police stated being neutralized and killed? >> the weapons cost $1,000 each and they have the ability to pearce body armor. >>> they are legalizing same sex measure in the state. rode island is the only new england state which still prohibits marriage. now some one happy customers are spearheaded against armstrong. they say they would never have bought his books if they had known his true story. he strongly denied winning the tour de france but last night he came clean during an interview with oprah whimphrey. >>> westbound
access. law enforcement will be shutting down all the roads that lead to pillar point. also the national weather service warning about possible sneaker waves hitting the coast. that is starting late this afternoon through tomorrow morning. now if you'll remember three years ago during the mavericks surfing competition unexpected waves broke on shore and dozens of spectators at the southern tip of mavericks beach. within the past month waves have killed three people in the bay area including a man and his nine-year-old son who swept off the rocks while fishing in the head winds. a wave can strike with enough force to -- then they retreat back into the -- sneaker wave warning along the sonoma coastline citizen to san mateo county. officials have issued a high surf advisory that starts tomorrow and lasts through sunday. if you want to catch mavericks because of the 49er game a lot of folks might choose to stay at home and watch the game there as well as the surfing competition via live web cast. we will provide a link to that on our ktvu website. if you do decide to come out here the maveri
the investigation. law enforcement is discussing when to reveal any more information on the case. word is that may happen soon. i spoke on the phone with dixon's attorney and he says this latest development comes as a surprise. he says his client never revealed that she had any direct ties to gangs. the attorney is waiting for discovery in this case from the d.a.'s office. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> two young men charged with killing two teenaged girls are expected to enter a plea this afternoon. the suspects are charged with the brutal shooting deaths of 15-year-old and 16-year-old teens in late november. the two girls were lifelong friends who grew up in alameda. homicide investigators say the suspects knew the girls but there's still no word on a possible motive. >>> san jose police have released the sketch of a suspect who tried to grab a 3- year-old girl out of her mother's arms. the man is described as latino, in his 20s, wearing a red baseball cap, jeans, a yellow striped shirt and smelling like automotive oil. the mother says her daughter was
and firearms to bring more law enforcement resources to oakland. >>> the bar pilot on a tanker that side swiped the bridge last week could lose his license. they are investigating he is conduct according to the san francisco chronicle and research by san francisco examiner said he had the most incidentses between 2,009 and 2011. it cost more than $2 million in damage. >>> high surf is great for pro surfers and dangerous for beach goers and several areas are off limits ahead of the mavericks surfing competition. alex savidge joins us live to let us know the new restriction insist place. good afternoon. >> reporter: with nice weather and the mavericks competition going on, there will be big crowds at many bay area beaches including half moon bay. today the coast guard is putting out a warning. you can expect there to be large waves. in many spots. it in the 10-foot range and the coast guard is hoping the people won't under estimate the power of the ocean and especially since several people recently are swept out to sea by large waves. >> i hope everyone takes that as a warning that the ocean is n
and is planning to return to teach law. no word on his replacement: >>> more freshmen are applying to college. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about priv
's three strikes law is a struggle pore inmates getting out early. many inmates who previously received life sentences are being released with $200 and little support. former inmates are not eligible for parole and did not receive services such as training and drug rehabilitation. they approved proposition 36 in november. it allows the inmates whose last crime was minor to be released if they don't pose a risk to public safety. >>> many jobs and programs are being saved thanks to governor brown's tax initiative. they no longer plan to get rid of all librarian positions. art and music teaching jobs are being saved. they need to implement five furlough days and increase the personal income tax on high income earners and increase the sales tax for four years. >>> this is raising questions about who will inspect the construction work on the first section of california's high-speed rail system. the current plan calls for whoever lands the contract, construction will also have to hire the inspectors. and they will report to the rail authority but the engineer's union said will could be a conf
everyone else under the law. surely the love must be equal as well. >> it is the first time the issue of gay rights has been mentioned in an inaugural address. >> the opera house opened its doors for a watch party today. >> my fellow americans, the oath i have sworn before you today -- >> people gathered to watch president obama's faith in america's future speech. one woman came for the atmosphere and a speech that is all about community involvement. >> you know, he strikes the right amount of hope and challenges all of us to step forward and participate in our government which is important. >> people were thrilled the festivities on the day that honored martin luther king, jr. for more on today's festivities in washington, log on to www.ktvu.com and click on the inauguration tab. >>> while addressing the nation today president obama promised action on climate change. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler joins us now live in foster city with reaction and the reality. john? >> reporter: indeed it is beautiful here tonight at center park but experts tell me do nothing and today'
: those in the tech industry say until privacy laws are strengthened, google's hands are essentially tied because it has to comply because of the patriot act. >>> the widow of steve jobs has started a web-based project in support of the dream act. the website is called the dream is now.org. it involves young imlegal immigrants to upload videos telling their stories. this would offer a pathway to citizenship for minors brought to the united states. >>> the investigation into the dream liner found that a battery in question was not overchunked. the lithium ion battery overheated last week. all dream liners have been grounded since then. the recent investigation was conict didded by the japanese. now the u.s. senate plans to investigate why the faa improved the batteries. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton defended the u.s. response to the deadly attack on a consupe lit in. ben -- consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those caskets off of the plane at andrews. i put my arms -- >> secretary clinton told members of the committee that the de
bowl, along with local law enforcement. >> it should be everybody's celebration, so we're going to keep the safety of our no. 1 city as our priority. >> after the giants won the world series, the city experienced riots and vandalism. mayor lee says the city is also in planning stage for post- super bowl violence presence. >> mark is here now with more on the super bowl. >>> i kind of have a feeling we're going to be hearing a lot about this particular game in the next 12, 14 days. whatever. it was a back-to-work wednesday at 49ers' camp. back east, of course, the ravens are gonna be wrapping up for kaepernick, et cetera. earlier, we saw atlanta kind of stymie the run for kaepernick. of course, vernon davis roamed free as the tight end on the receiving end of his passes. he was raiser sharp. what it boils down to, the 49ers are left with a whole lot of weapons. >> we went in with a solid game plan. we understood they were going to try to take away, you know, certain things we do well. they tried to take away colin kaepernick's running ability in that game. so, you know, it's one of those
to say. chuck reed says he's not sure it's a good idea for cities to make their own gun laws with the president taking it up on the national level. >>> some of the best companies 0 to work -- companies to work for are right here in the bay area. janine de la vega joins us with more and will tell us were with google starts the list. >> reporter: good morning. many will likely feel a sense of pride that their company is ranking high. perks like using free bicycles like this, also helps and that's just the beginning. now, the search engine giant offers employees free massages, free food and access to the three new wellness centers and seven acres for the complex. there are benefits r to the same-sex partners and extra bonuses for vacation time. we looked up some questions google used to ask employees during interviews including to businessinsider.com. one question was how many golf balls can hit in a school bus. that was for a job for a product manager to show problem- solving skills. we talked to one employee who did not work for google who said he would like to work for the co
.s. corporations were the targets of fewer fraud lawsuits by investors in 2012. a stanford law study shows there were 152 cases that requested can class-action status. that's the lowest number in seven years. a securities lawyer says there may be fewer cases now because of a dropoff in the number of disruptions like the burst of the tech bubble or the 2008 financial crisis. >>> the head of j.p. morgan chase is apologizing to shareholders again. ceo jamie diamond told them he's sorry for the pain caused by a loss caused by a single trader. dimon calls this a terrible mistake but adds life goes on. his pay was cut in half because of the incident. >>> there is a recall of seven varieties of pizza may by a berkeley company. tiny -- tiny pieces of metal may be in the crust of its home grown pizzas. there are no reported cases but they don't want to take any chances. anyone who has one should return it to the store for full refund. >>> repair work is underway on the eastern tower of the bay bridge. that tower was damaged earlier this month when an empty oil tanker grazed it while heading out to
ago tonight we were telling you about the 6.6 earthquake that hit north ridge. since then laws have changed to make freeways, bridges and overpasses safer. quake experts fear many californians have grown complacent since then and are not prepared for the next big one. >>> a movie is in the works about the penn state sex abuse scandal and al pacino has signed on to play joe paterno. it'll be directed by the director of scar face which also starred pacino. it's about the late coach's final years. >>> in the running, the popular sporting event that lake tahoe is hoping to host in the coming years. >>> a reminder you can get the ktvu app to go. watch all of our newscasts live on your mobile device. >>> lake tahoe is in the running to host the x games from 2014 to 2017. espn released the possible places. the sports organizing committee is sponsoring the bid. the group was put together to bring sports events to the bay area. >>> and a big big event at the dome. >> not their best venue as you would say. somehow their still four point favorites. former cal player tony gonzalez made this pla
executive orders that beefed up existing gun control law. the fierce senate hearings on the president's proposals are schedule for the end month. >>> there were separate shoots at gun shows across the nation today. in raleigh, north carolina, police say three people were injured when a shotgun accidentally fired. the owner brought it to the gown show to sell and didn't unload it. in minneapolis a man shot himself in the hand. and in medina, ohio a gun dealer found the he was checking out was loaded when he pulled the trigger and discharged. it wounded a bystander in the arm and leg. >>> those shootings came as hundreds of gun right activists took part in rallies at capitols today. >> today's event was one of several progun protests nationwide. many of the activists today said the proposed bans on some assault weapons and high capacity clips are just another way for the government to chip away at the 2nd amendment. >>> today was declared gun appreciation day by the group guns across america and urged gun owners to go to gun stores and ranges to accepted a message to congress and presi
stores and hotels and gave law enforcement time to prepare for an estimated 30,000 people many of who arrived by car. >> we stayed in capitola thinking it was going to be a short up the one. >> these fans ditched their car and opted walking a mile. >> we think siting in this traffic is going to take longer than we just walking. >> reporter: the surf action could only be viewed from a designated lot behind the oceana hotel. a place where tons of people were. some people compared this outdoor venue into a concert. but as long as there was a jumbotron showing the action no one seemed to mind. >> for more on the competition, you have to check it out go to our website ktvu.com and click on the mavericks tab. >>> san francisco authorities released the name of a 26-year- old man who was shot to death yesterday while driving near japan town. the victim was identified as jamal gaines of san francisco. jamal was driving a car last night when someone opened fire on his vehicle near gary and fillmore. he was struck by one bullet. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. the gunm
with a simple bunk and a phone while he was there, he did learn his sister-in-law, the duchess of cambridge, is expecting a baby. >> seems very unfair that they were forced to publicize it when they were. but that's just the media for you. i only hope she gets the necessary protection for her to enjoy the privacy that that comes with. >> now, when asked prince harry said he did kill taliban fighters during his deployment. that's sparked fears of possible retaliation. >>> 7:15. a man from texas was one of the victims killed in the hostage standoff in algeria. now his family is trying to cope with the loss. >> i could association my brother getting in a -- associate my brother getting in a car and getting killed but terrorism and texas don't get together. >> victor lovelady had just returned to the national gas plant. he was taken hostage when a group linked to al qaeda attacked the plant last week. the algerian military moved in on saturday but 38 of the hostages were killed. two other americans are also among those that were killed. >>> meanwhile, france says there are 1,000 african troops
some say it should be overturned and some laws place restrictions on abortions. >>> we are learning what would happen if san francisco were to lose accreditation. they are making sure all current students can complete and transfer their education. last year they found a number of problems with the colleges structure and finance and they will have a certain amount of time to issue their information and final ruling could come soon. >>> phillip stole $1,700 from a bank of america branch and he is charged with burglary and both are felonies. he has pled not guilty and court records indicate problems. >>> there are rough waves after several people had to be rescued in just three days. the latest rescue shows a surfer with few problems had to be rescued. he got tired and climbed up on to the rock while his friend called for help. when rescue teams arrived, his friend climbed off the rock and had to be brought back to shore. >> also know your skill level because the waves have been rough. >> it kept rescue teams very busy and on saturday and sunday they had record rescues and they are exp
's the highest since 1999. many new state laws replace some restrictions on abortions. >>> 30 weapons were collected in marin county yesterday. it was a scaled back version and in exchange for the weapons last week they collected 827 firearms and had to issue vouchers because the event ran out of money the district attorney's office hopes to pay off the vouchers by february 15th. >>> san mateo is holding a gun by back at the san mateo center. anybody can surrender and you can get up to 200 for an assault weapon. jack ski spears is pro -- jackie spears is providing the funding. >>> san francisco is getting ready for the big game. they arrested a dozen fans in the championship game on sunday and there could be a lot more trouble after an even bigger game that will end after dark. >> it is in the works at this time to ensure we cover all the bases. studying capes it broke out after the world series in october, they even torched a $700,000 muni bus. >>> they are fighting to keep the sacramento kings in sacramento. the president is angry that a group including the ceo is buying the nba team. si
our people and uphold our values through strength of arms and rule of law. we will show the courage to try and resolve our differences with other nations peacefully, not because we are naive about the dangers we face but because engagement can more endureably lift suspicion and fear. [applause] america will remain the anchor of strong alliances in every corner of the globe and we will renew those institutions that extend our capacity to manage crises abroad for no one has a greater stake in a peaceful world than its most powerful nation. we'll support democracy from asia to africa, from the america's to the middle east because our interests and our consnscinsenceen compel to act on behalf of those who long for freedom and we must be a source of hope for the poor, the sick, the marginalized, the victims of prejudice, not out of mere charity but because peace in our time requires a constant advance of those principles that our common creed describes. tolerance and opportunity, human dignity and justice. we, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths, that all of us are
to bring more law enforcement resources back to oakland. we're also finding out the reasons why san jose police chief chris moore's decision was to leave the police department. 51-year-old chief's last day on the job is tomorrow. he says the last straw came when the city council voted against putting half cent sales tax measure on last november's ballot to help the police department with its money. moore says he decided if he didn't have the support of city officials, it was time for him to go. san jose by the way has not yet named a permanent replacement for chief moore. >>> 49ers fever sweeping the bay area. the team is one win away from the super bowl. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose as fans gear up for the game. janine. >> reporter: we're here in downtown and one place that is expected to be packed with 49er fans is this sports bar on santa clara street. whenever the big games like this they usually bring in extra staff to happened l the crowds and make sure the beer is flowing. bay area fans have been stocking up on 49ers memorabilia. they plan on wearing their jerseys to chee
to teach law. >>> uc berkeley says it's received a report number of applications for the next freshman class. some 67,000 people have applied. that's a 10% hike from last year when 61,000 tried to get in. freshman applicants can expect to hear if they were expected on march 28. transfer students will know on april 26th. >>> california's latest employment report shows job growth holding steady statewide while the bay area saw its best year in more than a decade. unemployment remained at 9.8% that's the same as december. the nine county region added more than 91,000 jobs that's the best annual growth in a dozen years since 2000. that's when the bay area added 129,000 jobs at the height of the dot com surge. >>> the dow is at its highest point since the market bottomed out in march 2009. >> we're at a high since the recession started, one two as traders like to say the trend is your friend and the trend over the past four months is up. >> here's a five year chart of the dow from january 2008 until now. u.s. markets are closed on monday for the martin luther king jr. holiday. >>> elite sur
of appeals said they could find nothing in the law that made the practice illegal. it is common in the restaurant business for waiters and waitresses to have to share tips with busboys and bartenders. >>> the website parkingticket.com has declared a holy war on sunday parking tickets. a watch dog group is trying to get the word out that if you get one of those tickets, you can fight it free on its website. the point is to make the process more costly for the city. new york city tried picketing on sunday tickets three years ago, and they finally ended up getting rid of that. >>> an unusual story from san francisco. the owner of an art gallery deliberately set a work of art on fire. >> reporter: 25,000 matchsticks artistically arranged to look like a map of the united states. it was created by claire fontaine as part of an interactive art exhibit at the queens nail annex. >> fire is a very dangerous and noble work. to come here and see that people are playing with fire, the firemen don't like it. >> reporter: extinguishers were on hand and no one was on the top floor, but at 10:00
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